Lorie B Smith
Education2006 – 2009 Fellowship, Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
2006 – 2008 Master of Health Science (M.H.S.), Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
2005 – 2006 Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah, GA
2004 – 2006 Residency, Pediatrics, Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah, GA
2003 – 2004 Internship, Pediatrics, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
1999 – 2003 Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA
1994 – 1999 Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
BiographyDr. Smith is a board certified pediatric nephrologist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. She is a native of coastal Georgia where she grew to love and value learning. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from The University of Georgia in 1999. She then completed medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine in 2003 where her love of pediatrics began. After a rigorous but fulfilling internship in pediatrics at The University of Hawaii, she proceeded to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, GA where she completed pediatrics residency and served as chief resident, graduating in 2006. After residency, Dr. Smith completed a three year pediatric nephrology fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. While in fellowship, Dr. Smith earned a Master of Health Science in Clinical Epidemiology and presented data from her clinical research at various national meetings. Dr. Smith is currently an Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and an attending pediatric nephrologist at Walter Reed in Bethesda, MD where she is has the privilege of caring for children with acute and chronic kidney disease in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. In addition, she has the honor of being the clinical education coordinator for the pediatric nephrology division and takes great pride in her role contributing to the medical education of USUHS students and pediatric residents. She is an active member of The American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Society of Pediatric Nephrology and the International Pediatric Nephrology Association.
Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments
Ruth L. Kirschstein National research Service Award, Renal Disease Epidemiology Training Grant; Principal Investigator: Michael J. Klag, M.D., M.P.H. 2006
Performance Award, Henry Jackson Foundation 2017
Performance Award, U.S. Food and Drug Administration 2011, 2012, 2013
Smith, L., Fadrowski, J., Howe, J., Fivush, A., Neu, A., & Furth, S. (2010). Secondary hyperparathyroidism and anemia in children treated by hemodialysis. Am. J. Kidney Dis., 55(2), 326-334.
Smith, L. B., Valdes, Y., Check, W. E., Britt, P. M., & Frankel, L. S. (2007). Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia presenting with facial nerve paresis: A unique presentation. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Onc., 29(11), 770-773.
Askenazi, D., Smith, L., Furth, S., & Warady, B. (2010). Acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. In C. Gleason & S. Devaskar (Eds.), Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 9th Ed. (pp. 1205-1221). Philadelphia, PA: Saunders of Elsevier Inc.
Smith, L., Frankenfield, D., Fadrowski, J., Fivush, B., Neu, A., & Gorman, G. (2009). Longitudinal analysis of calcium and phosphorus levels in pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients. E-PAS2009: 3851.18; Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
Smith, L., Martz, K., & Neu, A. (2009). Calcium-phosphorus product status in children 1 month after dialysis initiation: A NAPRTCS study. E-PAS2009: 3851.19; Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
Smith, L., Fadrowski, J., Fivush, B., & Furth, S. (2008). Nutritional status, albumin and anemia in pediatric hemodialysis patients. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol., 19, 486A. Renal Week: American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (Poster presentation).
Smith, L., Frankenfield, D., Fadrowski, J., Fivush, B., Neu, A., & Gorman, G. (2008). Longitudinal analysis of calcium and phosphorus levels in pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol., 19, 475A; Renal Week: American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA (Poster presentation).
Smith, L., Frankenfield, D., Fivush, B., Neu, A., Furth, S., & Fadrowski, J. (2008). Calcium and phosphorus levels in children with ESRD. E-PAS2008: 4492.13. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
Smith, L., Furth, S., Neu, A., Fivush, B., & Fadrowski, J. (2008). Hyperparathyroidism and anemia in children on hemodialysis. E-PAS2008: 4492.12. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.